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first of all, scientific notation:
simply write in the message window:
put 3e10 (press the carriage key now)
put vector(3.00000e3, 0, -3.00000e3)
-- vector( 3.00000e3, 0.0000, -3.00000e3 )
think that is another way to write the number (internally is the same number)
if there is a limit, it is not 3000. Sure. Find other sources for your script error.
Oh I see. So I guess what you are saying is that is Director's way of compressing vector numbers. Also, as to what you were saying about the number 3000 is sure not the limit for vector units, I think I was just jumping the gun considering that I only glanced at the script error, and then clicked on the debug button to see where the error happened. Then once I looked at the varibles in the varible window, I saw these weird numbers with the e3 at the end of them, and I just thought that it could not add the vectors together with the e3 at the end of each vector unit. However, to make a long story short, I detached the script and reattached it which did no create the error again, and I learned that Director can add vector units together that have an e3 at the end of each vector unit. So thanks for clarifying what the e3 means.
Actually, e3 means "exponent 3" or "multiplied by 10^3 (the third power of ten), it is a standard notation used by a lot of programming languages.